I’m announcing these classes early so you have plenty of time to check your calendars. Join us in December via the magic of zoom for one, two or three fun days of beading with Jayashree Paramesh. Jay is a national teacher with so many beautiful designs. This is her first time teaching for us. I can’t wait to welcome her!
*Class fee is required at signup.
Tutti Fruiti Bracelet December 8, 11-5 pm EST on ZOOM
Celebrate life with this sparkling, multi-hued bracelet stitched with seed beads, bicones, rhinestones, pearls and a special coated Swarovski Crystal Rivoli. The beaded components slide on to a metallic/or other faux leather strip for even more impact! The beautiful components can be made into pendants or earrings or into statement necklaces.
Kalista December 9, 11-5 pm EST on ZOOM
Celebrate life with this sparkling, multi-hued bracelet stitched with seed beads, bicones, rhinestones, pearls and a special coated Swarovski Crystal Rivoli. The beaded Coin necklaces have been worn throughout history all over the world to bring good fortune to the wearer. In ancient times, people wore silver or gold irregular stamped coins with meaningful symbols. Kalista Necklace showcases a pair of look-alike Ancient Greek coins, meticulously beveled with seed beads and edged with small pearls. The bezel imitates the gold or silver granule work popular in the Classical Greek era. A triangle and a circle frame have been added to the pendant as a nod to the valuable contributions to geometry made by the ancient Greeks. The pendant hangs from a simple, Hubble-stitched strap and is finished with a clasp. To make it more fun, both sides of the coin show different images. Choose which side to wear according to the mood of the day. Coin necklaces are back in fashion, why not make one or more for yourself? This classic necklace will be a great addition to your jewel box!
Amphora n Helios December 10, 11-5 pm EST on ZOOM
Inspired by the Greek vessel, the Amphora, this necklace takes the design elements of this ancient vessel and turns it into a versatile necklace suitable for everyone. The striking amphora is beaded with seed beads and pearls, and finished with a lush fringe. It hangs below another pendant, inspired by the sun, Helios. A Swarovski crystal pearl glows as the center of the sun. Both pendants together make up a fashionable layered necklace. This long necklace is finished with a clasp. It is also possible to make them as separate necklaces.